A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 104 kilometers (65 miles) from Calama in Chile on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.61 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 19:23:08 / February 9, 2019 @ 7:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:23:08 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jfq7. Event ids that are associated: us2000jfq7. Exact location of event, depth 121.61 km, -68.3854° West, -21.668° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 104 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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